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Meet Our Veterinary Team

Marvin Ellis , DVM

Dr. Ellis grew up on a family farm around Guthrie Oklahoma. He Graduated from OSU in 1978. Dr. Ellis is passionate about herd health and enhancing productivity in the beef herd. Dr. Ellis has 3 children, and 17 grandchildren. Dr. Ellis is very active in the St. Benedicts Catholic Church and youth program in Shawnee. He has been married to his wife Rachel for 53 years. When not working, Dr. Ellis is passionate about gardening, raising polled Herford cattle and drinking coffee.

Chris Bellinger, DVM

Dr. Bellinger grew up in rural central Arkansas. He attended Arkansas Tech University prior to transfer to Oklahoma State University, where he got his DVM in 2010. Dr. Bellinger has an interest in a variety of veterinary topics, with a particular interest on the human animal bond as well as animals as athletes (racing, endurance, agility, hunting, etc) When not working Dr. Bellinger enjoys spending time with his two children Morgan and Mari.
Dr. Bellinger has many outdoor hobbies including boating, fishing, hiking, camping, scuba diving.

Katie Snyder, DVM

Dr. Snyder grew up in Tecumseh. She attended Oklahoma State University and majored in Animal Science. She then went on to veterinary school at OSU too. She enjoys riding horses, biking and hanging out with her son, husband, dogs and friends. Her interests lie in dog and cat medicine, and she particularly likes educating clients through wellness appointments. She also enjoys detailed medical cases.

Bethany Lawson, DVM

Dr. Lawson enjoys large animal medicine and surgery and graduated in 2022 from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. When out of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, working her cows, going to the lake, and riding horses. She prides herself in being a “foodie.”

Recent Blog Posts

An Itchy Problem - What You Need to Know About Your Pet's Skin

Is your pet constantly scratching? Pets can suffer from various skin issues that can cause extreme discomfort. Some pets may develop skin irritation as a result of allergies, while other pets may be itchy from fleas or other parasites. To provide your pet some itch relief, you’ll need to know what to look for and what is causing your pet’s problem.

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Happy National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is here, bringing plenty of sunshine and joy. Do you know what else August provides pet parents? A chance to take a moment and meditate on your dog’s health. That’s right! August is National Immunization Awareness Month, or as we like to think of it: “National Protect Your Pets and Help Them Live a Long and Happy Life Month” - but that’s a bit of a mouthful!

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Make the Most of this Summer with Our Summer Safety Tips

Summer is the best season to be a dog! The sunshine and great weather lead to endless possibilities of fun outdoor activities. From doggie paddling on a beach summer vacation to leaping through the woods, summer is dog-gone fun!

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